PATH, Senior Technical Advisor Jobs Vacancy

Senior Technical Advisor, Rwandan Health Service Delivery Activity (RSDA)

NOTE: This position is contingent upon donor funding.

PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential.

PATH seeks a Senior Technical Advisor for the upcoming USAID funded Rwandan Health Service Delivery Activity (RSDA). The project’s main objective is to improve utilization of quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health as well as malaria control and prevention services in Rwanda. With a national scope, RSDA should contribute towards improving health provider skills, strengthening the capacity of the health sector to deliver quality services at the community and facility levels, as well as strengthening linkages across the referral system, to ensure a continuum of care for clients across the country. Candidates must have experience leading reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health and/or malaria programs in developing countries. Successful candidates will possess technical expertise, managerial skills, a high level of independent action, and a focus on innovation and strategic direction in health systems strengthening is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead high-impact, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health service delivery at different levels of care.
  • Provide technical expertise in rational packaging of priority reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health and malaria service delivery across the health system and their integration in publicly funded programs and/or private insurance schemes.
  • Development and assessment of key inputs (including infrastructure and staffing standards) essential to delivery of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health and malaria delivery services at different types of medical facilities.

Develop individual and institutional capacities (from curricula development to their implementation) in health system strengthening, quality improvement and continuous professional development in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health and malaria service delivery fields. Required Experience

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.

Professional level of oral and written fluency in French and English is required.

A Master’s Degree in public health or related field is required.

At least seven years of experience in managing and implementing complex public health programs of similar scope and size in a development context, with at least five of those years in Rwanda.

  • At least five years of demonstrated experience in managing and supervising a technical team and in project design.
  • At least three years of demonstrated state-of-the-art experience within the capacity, at a mid or senior level, in the following areas: maternal, newborn and child health; reproductive health; family planning; or malaria.
  • Demonstrated experience in two of the following areas: nutrition, quality improvement or quality assurance, community health, human resources for health development, M&E, and operations research.

Must have legal authorization to work in Rwanda.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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